Glazed Carrots


This is definitely a decadent recipe.  Although the calorie stats aren’t too bad (83 calories per serving).  If you are missing the heavy treats from the holiday season, this would be a good dish to make.  Especially since you don’t need to eat that much to be satisfied!
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Brown Sugar-Glazed Carrots
Ingredients:
  • 1 lbs peeled and chopped (or baby cut) carrots.
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp packed brown sugar
  • salt
  • pepper
 
Instructions:
Fill a medium sauce pan with salted water and bring to a boil.  Add carrots chopped into 2.5 inch pieces.  Blanch the carrots for six minutes(cook uncovered).  Drain and remove the carrots.
 
In the now empty saucepan add butter, brown sugar and salt.  Cook these ingredients over medium heat until combined and then add the carrots.  Stir the carrots in the butter mixture for about 2 minutes.  Season with pepper.
 
Nutritionals(Serves 4 with 3/4 cup servings) Cals: 83, fat: 3, Carb: 14, Fiber: 2, Protein: 1.
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(p.s. bear, thanks so much for the awesome dishes!  Doesn’t this one look awesome!)